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Established and domiciled sports agents: the new regulatory regime.

On 24 February 2020, the Minister for Youth Policy and Sport On. Vincenzo Spadafora signed the Ministerial Decree on sports agents, amending the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers of 23 March 2018 and taking into account the resolution of the National Council of CONI no. 1649 of 29 October 2019, whose effects had been suspended by subsequent resolution of the President of CONI no. 05/05 of 15 January 2020.

The scope of this new Decree is to address the need to specifically establish the regulatory provisions relating to the recognition of professional qualifications obtained by sports agents in other EU and non-EU Member States, harmonizing and facilitating the recognition procedure, in order to allow these subjects to carry out their activities also in Italy.

In recent years, the role of sports agents has become increasingly important in the sporting sector, especially in football. It has therefore become more necessary and increasingly required a clear regulation of the activity of these professionals. What rules have been introduced into our system?

Activation to access the Public Register of Objections for ordinary mail marketing operators.

As of March 26, 2020, the process of extending the obligations to consult the “Registro Pubblico delle Opposizioni” (Public Register of Objections) established by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development pursuant to Italian Presidential Decree no. 178/2010 to marketing activities by ordinary mail was completed.
From that date, therefore, any subject wishing to use postal addresses associated with holders of public numbering included in telephone directories, to send marketing communications by ordinary mail, will also have the obligation of checking whether such addresses are registered in the “Registro Pubblico delle Opposizioni”.

School, e-learning and privacy.

Tonucci & Partners contribution by Alessandro Vasta and Giulia Lorandi on Il, with the article “School, e-learning

Recapitalization pursuant to Article 2482 ter of the Italian Civil Code and exercise of the company’s action for liability of the directors of limited liability companies (s.r.l.).

The decision of the Court of Milan as of 10 October 2019 stated that no judicial proceeding against the directors can start or progress if the legal action has been enforced by a quota-holder who has waived to subscribe the capital increase approved by the quota-holders’ meeting pursuant to Article 2482 ter, paragraph 1, of the Italian Civil Code, since this results in the loss of the status of quota-holder of the company and, therefore, in the loss of the right to carry out legal actions against the directors in lieu of the company as its judicial substitute.